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Join our St. Baldrick's Head Shaving Fundraiser to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

Join Ed Franzek - Manager at Forester Moulding & Millwork, on March 15, 2017 in Pepperell, MA as he participates in the St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with the aim of raising funds to help find cures for children with cancer. Be a hero for kids with cancer! Join this St. Baldrick's event, and whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, we hope you'll be a part of the excitement! It began on March 17, 2000, when John Bender, Tim Kenny, and Enda McDonnell turned their St. Patrick's Day party into a head-shaving event to benefit kids with cancer. They raised over $104,000! Since then the movement

Introducing the newest member of The Kitchen Works team - Eric Smith

Eric Smith joined our team at The Kitchen Works this past July, to assist us with customer service. With the addition of Eric we have been able to improve the services we offer and our response times. Eric is spending most of his time coordinating service calls and delivering product and plans to job sites. His assistance has not only been helpful in meeting our customer’s expectations, but has the additional benefit of helping our sales staff by freeing up more time for them to work with their existing and new customers. Eric had previously been working in customer service at our Concord Lumber location. From day one, Eric has expressed a deep interest in becoming a kitchen designer for The

Paint Like A Pro - With Benjamin Moore's 2017 Color Trends

Benjamin Moore announced its highly anticipated Color of the Year 2017 - Shadow 2117-30, a rich, royal amethyst. The color leader also unveiled Color Trends 2017, a corresponding palette consisting of deep, saturated hues. "Allusive and enigmatic, Shadow is a master of ambiance. It is a color that calls to mind a 'past', yet it can also make a contemporary, color-confident statement," said Ellen O'Neill, Benjamin Moore Creative Director. "Shadow is sophisticated, provocative and poetic, it can bring energy to a space or harmony and a moment of respite." The Color Trends 2017 palette features 23 rich and sophisticated hues ranging from muted pales to saturated deeps. In curating the palette,

What's in your Toolbox?

This MaxLite 4' LED 48W Shop Light is designed to replace traditional fluorescent fixtures in both residential and commercial applications. Developed with a built in on/off chain and uniform light distribution, it is ideally suited for workshops, garages, and utility rooms. A popular product among homeowners and professional alike. This has Concord Lumber Corporation's stamp of approval and is among our hardware purchaser, Henry Jeanes, favorite new items! This shop lite is stocked at both our Littleton Lumber and Concord Lumber locations. Take advantage of our current low price of $19.99!

Reminder: The AWPA has passed changes to the standards of pressure treated lumber

The American Wood Protection Association has passed changes to the standards requiring pressure treated wood used in many physically above-ground applications be treated to Ground Contact requirements. The International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) will include these changes in its evaluation report. The International Residential Code (IRC) requires treated wood to comply with AWPA standards. The new standards require the user (builder, consumer, or inspector) to select Ground Contact Treatment for physically above-ground material when: • soil or other debris may build up and stay in contact with the wood • there is insufficient ventilation to allow air circulation around th

Engineering and Estimating Department

Matt Rimkus has accepted the new position of Engineered Wood Component Designer/Estimator, heading up our newly formed department. Matt's role will include him working alongside our outside sales staff, creating material take-offs and framing material specs. Matt will be using software provided by Boise-Cascade to provide stamped engineered beam calculations for all the conventional and engineered lumber we carry. Additionally, this software will allow for him to transform plans into a layout of engineered flooring system made of I-Joists. For questions or assistance please feel free to contact via email or phone: 978-486-0761

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